Marjory Saves the Everglades: The Story of Marjory Stoneman Douglas By Sandra Neil Wallace &Illustrated By Rebecca Gibbon

Back of Book: Marjory Stoneman Douglas didn’t intend to write about the Everglades but when she returned to Florida from World War I, she hardly recognized the place that was her home. The Florida that Marjory knew was rapidly disappearing—the rare orchids, magnificent birds, and massive trees disappearing with it. Marjory couldn’t sit back andContinue reading “Marjory Saves the Everglades: The Story of Marjory Stoneman Douglas By Sandra Neil Wallace &Illustrated By Rebecca Gibbon”

Libby Loves Science By Kimberly Derting, Shelli R. Johannes & Joelle Murray

Back of Book: Libby and her friends use teamwork, creativity, and just a bit of chemistry to turn things around and prove that science is for everyone. Perfect for aspiring scientists, storytimes, classrooms, home-schooling, and fans of Andrea Beaty’s Ada Twist, Scientist. Includes a glossary and four super-fun experiments to try at home! My Review: IContinue reading “Libby Loves Science By Kimberly Derting, Shelli R. Johannes & Joelle Murray”

Invent-a-Pet By Vicky Fang & Tidawan Thaipinnarong

Katie is an ordinary girl who longs for an extraordinary pet—something more spectacular than a simple goldfish. Then one day Katie comes home to find a gift from her mother: a mysterious machine designed to help her create that one-of-a-kind creature. Each time she feeds different items into the machine, out comes a marvelously colorfulContinue reading “Invent-a-Pet By Vicky Fang & Tidawan Thaipinnarong”

Mars’ First Friends: Come on Over, Rovers! By Susanna Leonard Hill & Elisa Paganelli

Mars’ First Friends: Come on Over, Rovers! Back of Book: In a solar system full of planets, Mars feels all alone. No one has time to play with him. Will he ever get a playmate? Mars’ First Friends is a universal story about man’s―and Mars’―best friends―our beloved pets. In this sweet solar system book, Mars isContinue reading “Mars’ First Friends: Come on Over, Rovers! By Susanna Leonard Hill & Elisa Paganelli”

Numbers in Motion: Sophie Kowalevski, Queen of Mathematics By Laurie Wallmark & Yevgenia Nayberg

Back of Book:Sophie Kowalevski was both a brilliant mathematician and a talented writer. Creative work nurtured her mathematical research, giving her a flexibility of thought she treasured. A wonderful STEAM figure, she not only did mathematical research, but she also created many literary works. This inspiring title tells the story of Sophie’s journey as theContinue reading “Numbers in Motion: Sophie Kowalevski, Queen of Mathematics By Laurie Wallmark & Yevgenia Nayberg”

The Stars Just Up the Street By Sue Soltis & Christine Davenier

Back of Book:  Mabel loves stars. She counts five from her window and thirty-seven from her backyard. But her grandfather tells her that, as a child, he could see thousands. Could it be true? Mabel climbs a hill looking for more stars — only to discover that the glow from the nearby town makes them hard toContinue reading “The Stars Just Up the Street By Sue Soltis & Christine Davenier”

Red Rover: Curiosity on Mars By Richard Ho

Back of Book: Mars has a visitor It likes to roam…observe…measure and collect. It explores the red landscape crossing plains, climbing hills, and tracing the bottoms of craters―in search of water and life. It is not the first to visit Mars. It will not be the last. But it might be the most curious. MyContinue reading “Red Rover: Curiosity on Mars By Richard Ho”

Go for the Moon: A Rocket, a Boy, and the First Moon Landing by Chris Gall

Back of Book: The Apollo 11 astronauts have prepared carefully for their attempt to be the first men to land on the moon. The young narrator of this book has prepared carefully, too: he explains the design of the spacecraft, the flight from the earth to the moon, and the drama of touching down–while shadowingContinue reading “Go for the Moon: A Rocket, a Boy, and the First Moon Landing by Chris Gall”